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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; (law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed;

Usage examples (38)
  • Despair ruins some, presumption many.
  • His presumption was intolerable
  • They can't say conclusively he's not alive, and the presumption is they must aggressively pursue every avenue of this case.
  • At first he was merely annoyed at what he called her presumption -- induced, he supposed, by her long connection with the family. for more
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